Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
大体 JLPT 4
Kana Reading
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun (temporal) (jisoumeishi)
    general; substantially; outline; main point; approximately; about
    Example sentence
    仕込みだいたい終わりま・・・、一眠りていらたらどうです We've nearly finished preparations ... how about taking a nap?

Examples of 大体, だいたい in a sentence

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Kanji in this word


7 strokes

body, substance, object, reality, counter for images

On'Yomi: タイ, テイ

Kun'Yomi: からだ, かたち

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3 strokes

large, big

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